Gloria Dei Montessori School is an Associate Member school of the American Montessori Society and a member of the North American Montessori Teacher`s Association (NAMTA) and has been awarded three stars from Ohio's Step Up to Quality Program.
Gloria Dei strives to provide the highest-quality authentic Montessori education to children in the Dayton area.Gloria Dei is a holistic, educational community that fosters successful, respectful learners.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 90 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,800
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1962
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
90 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Gloria Dei Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(comfortable, able to go out in most weather, sneakers preferred)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$6800 for full time pre-School through 6th grade students $7300 for full-time Toddlers and Middle School students
Summer Program Cost Notes
Varies with the program
% on Financial Aid
58%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,890
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Laurie Kemp
Admissions Associate
Caitlin Blackford

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Golfing, Hiking, Ice Skating, Rock Climbing, Roller Skating, Skiing, Swimming, Tennis

School Notes

  • Gloria Dei Montessori School is an Associate Member school of the American Montessori Society and a member of the North American Montessori Teacher`s Association (NAMTA) and has been awarded three stars from Ohio's Step Up to Quality Program. Most of our teachers are Montessori certified in their respective age levels.
  • Teachers working with students 3 and older also hold the respective state certifications. Our assistants are also highly qualified with degrees, trained in several areas, including Montessori, and reflect our experience working with children. We are an approved K-8th grade nonpublic school, and a state licensed pre-school/school age childcare center.We accept the EdChoice Scholarship & Preschool Promise Grant.
  • We offer a Toddler program (18 months-3 years), Primary program (3 years 6 years, including Kindergarten), Lower Elementary (ages 6-9/grades 1 3), Upper Elementary (ages 9-12/grades 4 6) and Middle School (grades 7-8). While we typically accept children under the age of 4, we will consider applicants for K 8th grade on an individual basis. 
  • Gloria Dei strives to provide the highest-quality authentic Montessori education to children in the Dayton area.Gloria Dei is a holistic, educational community that fosters successful, respectful learners.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 90 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,800
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Dayton, OH is $7,107 for elementary schools and $11,757 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dayton, OH is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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